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Hillside Farm, Southwaite, Carlisle, Cumbria

*No longer subject to agricultural occupancy restriction* A substantial bungalow and farm steading offering an excellent lifestyle or business opportunity

Accommodation in Brief
Bungalow | Entrance Hall | Sitting Room | Breakfasting Kitchen | Dining Room | Snug | Master Bedroom with En-suite | Shower Room | Bedroom/Study | Two Further Bedrooms | Family Bathroom | Utility Room | Separate WC/Shower Room

Double Garage | Surrounding Gardens

The Farm Steading
Former Farmhouse | Two Detached Workshops | Two Substantial Agricultural Sheds | Paddock

3.75 Acres of Land

The Property

This property is NO LONGER subject to an agricultural occupancy restriction, it is available to any purchaser (planning ref: 18/0384).

The property comprises a substantial detached bungalow and a farm steading with former farmhouse and range of commercial agricultural buildings in 3.75 acres of land. This is an excellent lifestyle or business opportunity, with the farm steading being suitable for a host of uses including livestock, horticulture or commercial units.

The Bungalow

The main accommodation is accessed via a reception hallway with cloaks cupboard and Karndean flooring. There is a spacious sitting room with a living flame effect gas fire and triple aspect, with patio doors to the garden. The kitchen/breakfast room with Karndean flooring has a range of fitted wall and base units with integrated appliances. There are two further reception rooms; the dining room with serving hatch from the kitchen, and the snug/fifth bedroom, with gas fire and patio doors to the garden.

The triple aspect master bedroom with south-facing main window includes a range of fitted wardrobes, drawers and a dressing table. Adjoining is a recently installed en-suite shower room. There are three further bedrooms, one of these is currently being used as a study, served by the family bathroom. There is a useful loft which is part boarded and has power and light.


The bungalow includes a gravelled driveway providing ample parking and leading to the integral double garage with power and electric door. Large expanses of lawn with evergreen hedged borders surround the property.

The Farmhouse

This is a commercial opportunity comprising a detached property with a range of barns/buildings and land comprising 3.75 acres that could be used for a variety of purposes subject to planning permission. Planning prevents the property from being used as a residence. The property is located adjacent to the M6 and therefore has easy access to the North and the South.


The farm steading includes two detached single storey buildings, which could be used for storage or as workshops, and two larger agricultural buildings which make excellent livestock or commercial units.

Local Information

Southwaite is located between Penrith and Carlisle, both popular locations with a wide range of shops, supermarkets, restaurants, public houses and local amenities. Penrith, an attractive market town in the Eden Valley, is also a gateway to the beautiful Lake District National Park nearby. Carlisle is a popular city and a convenient location for commuting on to Scotland or travelling to the east of the country via the A69 or by train. The Midlands and South of the country can be accessed via Penrith or Carlisle railway stations.

For schooling, there is Ivegill C of E School (1.6 miles) and Armathwaite School (3.8 miles). Caldew School (5.9 miles) caters for ages 11­­-18 and there is an independent school, Lime House School, for ages 5-18 (4.6 miles).

For commuters, the M6 is close by providing easy access to Scotland in the North, the Midlands and the South of England. Newcastle International Airport is also very accessible. Newcastle and Durham offer main line rail services to major UK cities north and south.

Approximate Mileages

M6 0.25 miles | Penrith 12.2 miles | Carlisle 9 miles | Keswick 24.2 miles | Newcastle International Airport 62.6 miles

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